Skwerl (How English Sounds To Non-English Speakers)

What Is It?

The 2011 short film Skwerl by Brian Fairbairn And Karl Eccleston.

You can watch this short film on the YouTube channel Brian And Karl in a video called How English Sounds To Non-English Speakers:

How English sounds to non-English speakers

What Is It About?

This is how The IMDb describes this short film:

A couple’s special meal is ruined when underlying tensions surface.

A study of the role of language in communication.

This is the YouTube description of this short film by Brian And Karl:

Read the script for ‘Skwerl’ here:


A short film in fake English.

As seen on QI.

A film by Brian & Karl:

Screenplay: Karl Eccleston and Brian Fairbairn

Directed by: Brian Fairbairn

Starring: Karl Eccleston and Fiona Pepper

Sound and lighting: Thomas Jordan

Brian Fairbairn and Karl Eccleston are a London-based filmmaking duo.

Made for Kino Sydney #47.
June 2011
Film & Animation
Standard YouTube License.


Enemy (2013 Film)

Enemy (2013)
Titles: Enemy
Countries: France
Languages: French
Source: IMDb

What is it?

The 2013 psychological thriller film Enemy that was directed by the director Denis Villeneuve, was distributed by the company A24, was based on the 2002 novel The Double by the author José Saramago, and stars the actor Jake Gyllenhaal and the actress Mélanie Laurent and the actress Sarah Gadon.